NFL explains why it overturned Allen Robinson’s TD catch

Bears receiver Allen Robinson pleads his case Sunday. | Getty The play was called a touchdown on the field, but it was reviewed and overturned. ATLANTA — Nick Foles’ first touchdown as the Bears quarterback Sunday counted for maybe three minutes. On third-and-6 from the 21 in the third quarter, Foles lofted a pass deep […]

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‘Sneakerheads’ Star Allen Maldonado: Why He Wanted To Showcase A ‘Different’ Side Of Himself

Allen Maldonado is embracing leading role status in the Netflix series ‘Sneakerheads.’ He spoke EXCLUSIVELY with HL about challenging himself with this role, the ‘art’ of sneaker culture, and more. Sneakerheads is a brand-new Netflix show that follows Devin, former sneakerhead turned stay-at-home dad, who gets back into the business after falling for a scheme. […]

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Allen Maldonado finally gets a starring role in Netflix’s ‘Sneakerheads’

The pursuit of shoes leads to a host of trouble in Allen Maldonado’s new Netflix comedy “Sneakerheads.” Out Friday, the series follows Devin (Maldonado), a stay-at-home dad who is a recovering “sneakerhead,” people entrenched in the lucrative fashion subculture of collecting and trading sneakers. When his friend Bobby (Andrew Bachelor, “Black Jesus”) causes him to […]

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Funeral services Thursday for Mark S. Allen, Chicago community activist

Mark S. Allen, Chicago community activist | Provided photo The Rev. Al Sharpton called him ‘a true freedom fighter and grassroots organizer.’ He was ‘determined to speak truth to power, while also lifting up and empowering the Black community,’ State’s Attorney Kim Foxx tweeted. Funeral services are planned Thursday for Chicago activist Mark S. Allen. […]

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Allen Robinson: ‘We know where we stand’ on contract talks

Giants cornerback James Bradberry intercepts a pass intended for Allen Robinson on Sunday. | Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images Allen Robinson remains frustrated about the pace of contract extension talks. Allen Robinson remains frustrated about the pace of contract extension talks. The Bears receiver was curt Wednesday when asked whether negotiations had progressed, one week […]

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Something big is starting at St. Rita

St. Rita’s Christian Henry dribbles the ball against TF North. | Allen Cunningham/For the Sun-Times The abundance of talent that permeates through the program right now is eye-opening. One decade ago, Gary DeCesare took over a St. Rita basketball program that had won three regional titles in school history. After going 43-34 in his first […]

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Allen Robinson insists contract issue won’t be a distraction

Bears wide receiver Allen Robinson said the lack of a contract extension will not impact his focus or approach this season. “It’s my job,” he said. “to play well on Sundays and help my offense and help my team get better every week and win games.” | Paul Sancya/AP Photos Bears coach Matt Nagy confident […]

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Allen Robinson addresses contract negotiations with Bears

Bears receiver Allen Robinson said he expects to finish the season with the team. “We’re in the clear with that,” Robinson said Wednesday. | Nic Antaya/Getty Images Seeking a contract extension, Robinson deleted references to the Bears in his Instagram and Twitter accounts — and had his representatives inquire about a trade if a new […]

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Halas Intrigue Episode 117: The Emergency Allen Robinson Podcast

The Bears and Allen Robinson don’t appear to be close to a contract extension. | Nam Y. Huh/AP What’s the next step as the Bears’ relationship with Allen Robinson appears to be hitting the rocks. Patrick Finley, Mark Potash and Jason Lieser break down Allen Robinson’s contract stalemate and the Bears wide receiver being at […]

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As contract talks stall, Bears WR Allen Robinson requests trade: source

Allen Robinson is in the final season of a three-year, $42 million contract. | AP Photos The Bears’ best offensive player would’ve preferred to go into this season with a contract extension, but it hasn’t happened. Bears wide receiver Allen Robinson has wanted a long-term contract with the team and has talked openly about it […]

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1st-and-10: Allen Robinson sends a message — and Bears need to take notice

Bears wide receiver Allen Robinson (12) had five receptions for 74 yards against the Lions on Sunday. | Nic Antaya/Getty Images The Bears wide receiver — who doesn’t make waves — seemed to express frustration with negotiations on a long-term contract when he eliminated references to the Bears in his Instagram and Twitter accounts. It […]

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Gov. J.B. Pritzker doubles down, won’t allow high school football

Lincoln-Way East’s AJ Henning (3) leads the Griffins onto the field to play Homewood-Flossmoor. | Allen Cunningham/For the Sun-Times Every state that borders Illinois is now playing high school football. That hasn’t changed Pritzker’s mind. Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s words and tone on playing high school sports during COVID-19 haven’t changed a bit since he shut […]

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Allen Robinson sends a message — and Bears need to take notice

Bears wide receiver Allen Robinson (12) had five receptions for 74 yards against the Lions on Sunday. | Nic Antaya/Getty Images The Bears wide receiver — who doesn’t make waves — seemed to express frustration with negotiations on a long-term contract when he eliminated references to the Bears in his Instagram and Twitter accounts. It […]

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Keenan Allen is Chargers’ money receiver, and that pays off for all

He had just signed a four-year contract extension worth up to $80.1 million. So, how did Keenan Allen celebrate this week? “I had a little splurge,” Allen said Thursday. “Not really a splurge, but a Taco Tuesday mixed with a little margarita, you know.” A toast certainly was earned, the new deal giving Allen the […]

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Lily Allen Debuts Her Gorgeous Diamond Wedding Ring After Marrying David Harbour — Pic

Singer Lily Allen is showing off the gorgeous bling on her finger after her wedding to David Harbour. Her ring is stunning, as well as her heart-themed manicure to go with it. Singer Lily Allen and Stranger Things star David Harbour‘s wedding was delightfully low key, with a Las Vegas ceremony where they were married […]

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David Harbour & Lily Allen Married: Couple Ties The Knot In Las Vegas — See Her Wedding Dress

Congratulations to David Harbour and Lily Allen — the ‘Stranger Things’ star and the ‘Smile’ singer just got married, Lily announced with adorable photos from their surprise wedding on Instagram! Congratulations are in order for David Harbour and Lily Allen! The couple, who began dating in August 2019, tied the knot at the Graceland Chapel […]

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David Harbour & Lily Allen Married: Couple Ties The Knot In Surprise Las Vegas Wedding

Congratulations to David Harbour and Lily Allen — the ‘Stranger Things’ star and the ‘Smile’ singer just got married, according to court records obtained by HollywoodLife Congratulations are in order for David Harbour and Lily Allen! The couple, who began dating in August 2019, tied the knot in Las Vegas on September 7, just one […]

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Bears’ top 2 receivers will be key for Mitch Trubisky

Bears wide receiver Allen Robinson (12) is congratulated by wide receiver Anthony Miller (17) after Robinson scored a touchdown against the Dolphins in 2018. | AP Photos The Bears leaned on their receivers last year because they had to — a spate of injuries left them the worst tight end room in the game. This year, […]

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Chargers extend Keenan Allen’s contract by four years, up to $80 million

On the day NFL rosters shrank, the Chargers’ commitment to Keenan Allen expanded. The team and its No. 1 wide receiver agreed Saturday on a four-year extension worth up to $80 million. Allen, 28, has made the Pro Bowl each of the last three seasons, a stretch during which he has caught 303 passes for […]

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The complete history of how Ray Allen and the Celtics broke up | The Split

Ray Allen, Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce came together to form the Big Three for the Boston Celtics, and they went on to win the 2007-08 NBA Finals in their first season as teammates. But then it went sour. In this episode of The Split, Elle Duncan breaks down the way their relationship fell apart, […]

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Bears’ Allen Robinson: Big Ten shouldn’t rush to return to football

Bears receiver Allen Robinson celebrates a touchdown last year. | Tim Ireland/AP “I probably would say that I don’t think they should play,” he said, “and I know that a lot of college players may hate hearing that.” On a day in which President Donald Trump tried to make the potential return of Big Ten […]

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Brooklyn Nets vs. Toronto Raptors [GAME 2 HIGHLIGHTS] | 2020 NBA Playoffs

Check out highlights from Game 2 as Jarrett Allen and the Brooklyn Nets look to even up their best-of-seven series against Kyle Lowry and the Toronto Raptors in the first round of the 2020 NBA Playoffs. #NBA #NBAHighlights ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ […]

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Bears WR Allen Robinson gets job done either way, but could use some help

Allen Robinson carried the Bears’ passing game last season with 1,147 yards and seven touchdowns on 98 catches. | AP Photos Without a second viable pass-catching threat or a decent quarterback, Robinson gave the Bears a Pro Bowl-level season in 2019. Imagine what he could do with better players around him. As the Bears go […]

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A too-early top ten for the upcoming high school basketball season

Hillcrest’s Julius Rollins (0) drives toward the basket against Joliet West. | Allen Cunningham/For the Sun-Times While not ranked in order (listed alphabetically), this is a list of teams that could make up the preseason top 10 when we tip off in November. There is nothing like previewing a season in the far distant future […]

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Raymond Allen, ‘Sanford and Son’ and ‘Good Times’ star, dead at 91

Raymond Allen, an actor who had memorable recurring roles on classic ’70s sitcoms “Sanford and Son” and “Good Times,” died yesterday of a non-COVID respiratory illness at a long-term care facility in California. He was 91. Allen’s death was announced by his daughter, Ta Ronce Allen, on a Facebook post yesterday. The actor was best […]

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Loyola picks up a commitment from DePaul Prep’s TY Johnson

DePaul College Prep’s TY Johnson (2) drives around Fenwick’s Trey Pettigrew. | Allen Cunningham/For the Sun-Times The combo guard who is pushing close to 6-3 with a penchant for putting the ball in the basket committed to Loyola and coach Porter Moser on Thursday. TY Johnson was participating in the IHSA state three-point shooting contest […]

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